Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

November 4, 2011



TIBCO Software Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-26579   77-0449727

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

3303 Hillview Avenue

Palo Alto, California 94304-1213

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(650) 846-1000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

(b), (c) Effective as of November 4, 2011, Troy O. Mitchell, the Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of TIBCO Software Inc. (“TIBCO”), has taken a temporary leave of absence for medical reasons. Sydney L. Carey, TIBCO’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Principal Financial Officer, has been appointed to serve as TIBCO’s interim Principal Accounting Officer.

In satisfaction of the disclosure required pursuant to Sections 401(b) and 401(e) of Regulation S-K, the section of TIBCO’s Form 10-K filed with the SEC on January 28, 2011, entitled “Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance – Executive Officers” is incorporated by reference herein with respect to Ms. Carey. With respect to the disclosure required pursuant to Section 401(d) of Regulation S-K, there are no family relationships between Ms. Carey and any director or executive officer of TIBCO. With respect to Section 404(a) of Regulation S-K, there are no relationships or related transactions between Ms. Carey and TIBCO that would be required to be reported


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  TIBCO Software Inc.



/s/ William R. Hughes


William R. Hughes

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

and Secretary

Date: November 7, 2011